Dr. John Bodle

Office: COMM 112A
Tel: 615/898.5871 (direct)
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John Bodle, professor of journalism, came to MTSU in 1993. He holds degrees from San Jose State University (BS) and Ohio University (MSJ & PH.D). Dr. Bodle teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses which consider the effects money has on news content quality. Dr. Bodle worked three years as director of information for a public relations firm and published weekly newspapers for nine years in northern California and southern Oregon. He has sold advertising space, designed ads and newspaper pages, written news articles, operated an offset press and managed personnel. He has won awards for his writing and photography. He has presented papers to academic conferences and has had numerous articles published in Journalism Educator and Journalism Quarterly. Dr. Bodle has also written for Newspaper Research Journal and College Media Review, and he is a past head of the Media Management and Economics Division of AEJMC. Curriculum Vitae (PDF: 256 KB / 21 pages)